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COP26: Celebrations and recriminations, as Alok Sharma confirms China and India threatened to derail climate deal

Boris Johnson insists Glasgow Summit delivered 'more than 6/10' and paves way for renewed push to 'keep 1.5C alive' The finalisation of the Glasgow Climate Pact late on Saturday evening has sparked a wave of celebrations and recriminations, with nations insisting the deal represents a significant step forward... go to Article >

COP26: Countries reach historic agreement to tackle fossil fuels and accelerate climate action

71 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

After a day of high drama governments sign off on a precedent-setting text that calls on countries to accelerate efforts to phase-out unabated coal power and strengthen decarbonisation plans to deliver on 1.5C goal In the... read more

In defence of COP26

69 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

I left the Scottish Exhibition Centre and its network of slightly leaky Climate Enormo Tents on Saturday afternoon, just as COP26 President Alok Sharma declared the Summit had culminated in a 'clean' and 'balanced' text.... read more

'Will you help us?': PM urges world leaders to hit phones in search of COP26 deal, as US and China promise late breakthrough

74 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

UK Prime Minister also calls on countries to 'move beyond coal and hydrocarbons' as UN climate talks enter crunch final stage Boris Johnson has called on his fellow world leaders to call their diplomatic teams in Glasgow... read more

'Don't sulk - Get busy': Obama urges young people to use their voice, vote, and purchasing power to drive action

76 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

In COP26 speech addressed in large part to young people, Obama slams China and Russia for climate inaction and calls for global cooperation on climate Former US President Barack Obama has delivered a rousing speech to... read more

Olympic champion Chris Boardman to head government's Active Travel body

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

The government has today launched the Active Travel England agency, and promised £5.5m in new funding for cycling and active travel schemes The UK's new cycling and walking body has appointed former Olympic champion Chris... read more

Global Briefing: Rio Tinto loses lithium mining license in Serbia

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Plus EU beats renewables target, Shell faces CCS concerns, New Zealand's first electric ferry and all the top green business news from around the world this week Rio Tinto lithium mining license revoked in Serbia The... read more

'Irreparable damage to net zero': Ditching ECO levy would put 30,000 jobs at risk, industry body warns

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Scrapping £1bn ECO levy could see tens of thousands of jobs lost across the energy efficiency sector, Insulation Assurance Authority (IAA) warns Ditching the £1bn environmental levy on UK energy bills which helps support... read more

'Irreparable damage to net zero': Ditching ECO levy on energy bills would put 30,000 jobs at risk, industry body warns

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Scrapping £1bn ECO levy could see tens of thousands of jobs lost in insulation, installation and management, Insulation Assurance Authority (IAA) warns Ditching the £1bn environmental levy on UK energy bills which helps... read more

'We will be the biggest green energy company in the world': Bankrolled by UAE, Masdar embarks on its 100GW journey

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Abu Dhabi's state-owned renewable energy giant Masdar is undergoing a restructure of its ownership, while ramping up its overall clean energy goal to 100GW by 2030 Masdar, Abu Dhabi's state-owned clean energy company,... read more

UK airports awarded funding to help deliver 'quicker, quieter, and greener' flightpaths

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Funding forms part of government's plan to redesign UK airspace to enable more efficient routes that can help curb aviation emissions UK airports have today been given a £3.7m funding boost to help develop more efficient... read more

UK government rejects plan for Aquind power cable link between France and England

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Aquind claimed project would support UK climate goals, but project faced concerns over environmental impact and developer's donations to Conservative Party Plans for a 2GW electricity cable linking France and England have... read more